Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:15:38 PM CDT
The Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project’s
Invitational Summer Institute in Teaching Writing
Ten Days in July (July 6-20)
July 6 & 7: Wednesday and Thursday: 9:00 A.M.—3:30 P.M.
Introductory workshops on writing and teaching writing at Southeastern Louisiana University
July 11-15: Mon. 5— 7 P.M.; Tues., Wed., Thurs. 9 A.M.— 6 P.M.; Fri. 9 A.M.—1 P.M.
Writing Retreat in French Quarter —“Teacher as Writer/Writer as Teacher”—(Gallier House/Le Richelieu Hotel)
Daily workshops, writing marathons, and discussions with NWP and SLWP Teacher Consultants
July 18-20: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday: 9:00 A.M.—3:30 P.M.
Workshops on writing and teaching writing at Southeastern Louisiana University
The Invitational Summer Institute
The Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project (SLWP) is a National Writing Project (NWP) site that has been offering Invitational Summer Institutes and Advanced Institutes since 1992 at Southeastern Louisiana University. Summer Institute Fellows from across the curriculum and all grade levels come together in a comfortable setting to write, to study the teaching of writing, and to share their own best practices in the teaching of writing.
How Is the Invitational Summer Institute Special?
A special feature of this year’s Institute is our third annual Writing Retreat in the French Quarter, where Summer Fellows join other SLWP and NWP teachers for five days of writing, workshops, writing marathons, and professional discussions of teaching writing in one of the world’s best cities for writers.
Why You Should Apply
The most common responses from those who’ve taken an Invitational Summer Institute are:
—“It transformed me as a teacher.”
—“It made me into a writer.”
—“It treated me like a true professional, not like a student.”
—“It changed my life.”
—“It introduced me to other teachers and writers who are now lifelong friends.”
Who Should Apply?
Apply if you answer “yes” to any question below—
Registration, Course Credit, and Stipend
Those accepted into the Institute must register and pay tuition/fees for English 646 (Workshop in the Teaching of Writing), a three hour graduate workshop for Summer Fellows in the Institute. Summer Fellows must fully attend and complete the Institute to receive their stipend upon completion. Summer Fellows receive a $900 stipend at the end of the Institute to partially cover tuition as well as lodging in the French Quarter during the Writing Retreat.
How to Apply: Email applications to Dr. Richard Louth, Professor of English, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply now. Enrollment is limited; applications are considered until the Institute is filled. Send:
° Name/address/phone/email/ W# and Grade Level(s)/ Subjects you teach or have taught recently
° School where you currently teach and how long you’ve taught there
For More Information:
Dr. Richard Louth, Director of SLWP, SLU 10327, Hammond, LA 70402.
(985) 549-2102 or 2100
Also see SLWP on Facebook
New Orleans Writing Marathon: <www.writingmarathon.com>
National Writing Project: <www.nwp.org>
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